IG news Update,
The RCMP in central Alberta is warning the public about an animal cruelty case in the area.
They say officers were called to a house in Red Deer, Alta., where a man had harmed a cat.
The RCMP says that during the investigation they learned that two other cats in the neighborhood had been beaten up.
Police say one of the cats had to be euthanized because of the extent of his injuries.
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They are encouraging pet owners in the city to take extra measures to keep their animals safe.
Anyone with more information about the case is asked to call the police.
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